The Sinner and the Fool
- "A Spirit of Deep Sleep": Divinely Induced Delusion and Wisdom in Isaiah 1-39. Hayes, Katherine M. // Catholic Biblical Quarterly;Jan2012, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p39
A literary criticism of the biblical book of Isaiah is presented. It discusses the literary motif of divinely-caused confusion in First Isaiah (Isaiah 1-39) in relation to the Hebrew wisdom literature tradition. Topics include the contrast between divine wisdom and human folly, the relation of...
- THE WORD. McCauley, George // America;10/15/1977, Vol. 137 Issue 11, following p252
The article presents a liturgical reading from the Gospel of Luke, Chapter 18, verses 13 to 14. The reading focuses on sinning and self-assessment. The reading is about a publican who assessed his own performance alone and a Pharisee who assessed himself against the performance of others. The...
- The Stork Matriculates. WILLIAMS, JOHN W. // America;2/21/1920, Vol. 22 Issue 18, p394
The article reflects on a proverbial stork in relation to religion. It says that a stork should be trained on etiquette and must be told when and where to call or yield to coaching to eliminate its tendency of committing scandalous indictments. The author warns the people to be cautious in...
- Hebrews 10:26-29. Ritenbaugh, John W. // Feature Edition;2013, Vol. 2013 Issue 4, p41
This article focuses on the biblical passage from the Book of Hebrews, chapter ten, verses 26-29, which relates how God forgives with the understanding that the sinner will refrain from committing the sin. The passage describes the end of a person who, by the very conduct of his life, reveals...
- Hopeful sinners. OLSON, CARL E. // Our Sunday Visitor;6/16/2013, Vol. 102 Issue 7, p14
The article focuses on the significance for people to admit their sins and to seek forgiveness.
- Quiz: Test Your Bible IQ. Lang, J. Stephen // Today's Christian Woman;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p46
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- Sinning for success. Smith, Rod // Inside Tucson Business;02/09/98, Vol. 7 Issue 46, p4
Reflects on the sins that most people committed to succeed in business. Implications of the sex scandal in Washington for doing business; Pride; Adultery and lust; Anger and sloth; Promotion envy: Ethical and emotional distractions.
- THE WORD. MCCORRY, VINCENT P. // America;9/6/1958, Vol. 99 Issue 23, p610
The author expounds on the virtue of humility and how Christians must help each other kindly to avoid committing sin. He points out that part of being human entails utter dependence on God, yet man does not recognize this and is prone to indulge in actions that feed his pride, while causing harm...
- The holiness of marriage. HATFIELD SR., DANNY G. // Ellis County Press;8/14/2014, Vol. 23 Issue 19, p4
The article presents a biblical discourse related to conduct of life, which includes qualities of aged men, aged women, and sins committed.